California State Capitol Museum, Sacramento

4.7
#1 of 16 in Parks in Sacramento
Visit the restored historical offices of the secretary of state, treasurer, and governor at California State Capitol Museum. This 19th-century granite building, which bears a striking resemblance to the nation’s capitol building, houses the California state legislature. Take a free tour of the grounds, which include more than 100 memorials to significant people and events involving the state and a museum presenting portraits, murals, antiques, and contemporary art. There is nearby metered and garage parking available for a fee. To visit California State Capitol Museum and get the most from your holiday in Sacramento, create itinerary details personal to you using our Sacramento trip itinerary maker .
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  • The tour was great, mostly thanks to our great guide who explained everything in an entertaining and gripping way.  more »
  • The entire building is a museum. Take the tour instead of doing it on your own. Eric is a great guide.  more »
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  • We were there on a family reunions. Family from out of state as well as local had a wonderful time at this beautiful Museum. We did a self-guided tour and everyone was so happy and to learn more about our California history. My family stayed at the Comfort Inn at Sacramento and had a wonderful time. The hotel was clean the service is great only thing lacking in the food area which is really good was turkey sausage and hash browns. Otherwise it was great.
  • Had a very educational and fun time at the capital. The grounds are beautiful the building is well kept and managed. Security is tight but everyone was super friendly. We really appreciated the Vietnam memorial. It brought tears to my eyes to see the number of souls listed on the walls. The sculptures of the soldiers and the letter from home was beautiful. The park is surrounded by plaques that have poems written by kids about peace. We really enjoyed this trip!

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